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think. >>> since russia's adoption ban, some americans may never see the children again. >> and the boy scouts of america are not ready to accept gay members yet. find out when a decision will be made. irene, drop the itch. we dropped the itch, you can too. maximum strength scalpicin® is not a shampoo, so you can stop intense itch fast, wherever you are. i dropped the itch. drop the itch with scalpicin®. >>> it continues to be a clear cool night, the best way to describe it chilly by february standards. 41 at the airport. winds northwesterly. a big chop on the severn river in the state capital. pretty good day for sailing. clouds come from nateing part of the afternoon but clearing later in the day in the heart of harford county and mt. airy. you had a mix of sun and clouds. on the whole a nice clear fin nirchlt winds out of the west, northwest 10 to 15, breezy, chilly, but still air temps are at or above 40 and are in the and west the numbers are above the freezing mark. an early look at some of the temperatures you'll be seeing tomorrow, it will be slightly cooler, more clouds. that
a met your exploded over russia this morning and over 100 people were hurt from flying glass from the sonic boom that was created from the 10-ton rock. then an asteroid passed closer to earth closer than a lot of our satellites. steve has more. >> imagine nasa spent over a year tracking that asteroid waiting to for it to get its closer point today to be outshined by the met your. the images coming out of russia are almost unbelievable. imagine seeing this bright flash on your drive to work this morning. the shock waves shattering glass, damaging buildings and injuring hundreds of people it exploded over central russia. an 11-year-old described ates pretty cool. inside nasa described it this way. >> it formed four and half billion years ago but it spent most of its life outside the asteroid belt. >> the blast in russia almost overshadowed the earth's close call with the asteroid, a 150-foot chunk of rack, big enough to create a crater similar to these craters caused by asteroids striking the moon. >> the good news is we've been tracking this
of american families trying to adopt children from russia are dealing with. tonight, we share a story of a maryland couple caught in the middle of a political tug of war. >> reporter: for matt and julie, waiting is excruciating. >> i pray to god every day that he'll let us bring them home. >> reporter: in september, the couple left their farm flying to russia where they spent days getting to know two 10-year-old girls they desperately hoped to an't do. >> how did it feel when you actually met the girls? >> after the first meeting, we knew these girls were for us. >> reporter: wjz has flued the girls' faces since matt and julie are still waiting to see if russia lifts the ban on american adoptions. the government announced a ban this past december leaving couples like julie and matt in limbo. >> they both deserve a loving home, and that's what we can provide. >> reporter: many believe this adoption ban is in response to a recent american law calling for sanctions against russians who commit human rights violations. on the state department advisory c
about that crashed in russia. how long it could take with the damage to be fixed and at what cost. that is ahead. plus, a small plane crash in utah. here what one of the passengers impact, allfore caught on tape. impact, allfore ca[ woman ] my boyfriend and i were going on vacation, so i used my citi thankyou card to pick up some accessories. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? and with all the points i've been earning, i was able to get us a flight to our favorite climbing spot, even on a holiday weekend. ♪ things are definitely... looking up. [ male announcer ] with no blackout dates, yoyou can use your citi thankyou points to travel whenever you want. visit citi.com/thankyoucards to apply. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] what's the point of an epa estimated 42 miles per gallon if the miles aren't interesting? the lexus ct hybrid. this is the pursuit of perfection. captioned by thenational captioning institute-- >> you are.org-- abc seven news at 11:00, on your side. that meteor the crash? fixing the damage will cost $11 million. here the images of that
predictions were spot on. >> terrifying moments in russia as a media right exploded and one dozen people were hurt and countless windows shattered. we have the latest next. >> suffering a significant setback on the eve of the final home game against duke. we will tell you all about it coming up in sports. >> a much colder weekend with >> more than 1000 people were hurt as a media right exploded over russia. shocking video shows it streaking over the sky. they estimated the size about 10 tons and its speed, 33,000 miles per hour. it caused windows to shatter in thousands of buildings and that is what caused most of the injuries. from a meteor to an asteroid. a 150-foot cosmic rock curdled safely past earth. >> this is the closest flyby of an asteroid of its side. >> this morning in russia, immediate right entered the atmosphere and exploded 18-32 miles above the ground injuring 1000 people, blasting out countless windows. for scientists, this was a complete surprise. >> what kind of damage could something this size do? >> it usually breaks in the atmosphere and breaks stones on the earth, so i
games in sochi, russia. in austria where vonn had to be air lifted to a hospital, keir, good morning to you. >> reporter: matt, thank you. lindsey vonn laid on the course. you can see the course snaking through the trees. her doctor has spoken to her and he says she is so determined that she's already talking about how she'll recover. >> lindsey vonn, trying to find the perfect grip. >> reporter: halfway down, making a jump and turning. then a horrific crash, tumbling out of control and harrowing cries. her emotion reveals how her right leg sprained, knee twisted, ligaments torn and a bone fractured. her sister's reaction said it all, fellow competitor looking shocked. vonn was air lifted out and taken to a local hospital. vonn is the most successful american skier in history. won the bronze in vancouver, four-time world champion. so fearless, she has been injured in every championship event, olympics and world championship since 2007. a win or nothing competitor, as she told matt in 2010. >> i've never had so many crashes and so many injuries in one season. it was so brutal. i kept
as it knocks down the door. a canadian hockey player now living in russia described it like this. >> i hear this loud bang! i live in a 24-story building on the 23rd floor and all of a sudden i looked up and the lights are shaking and i hear car alarms going off. it was incredible. >> the meteor streaked across the sky at 33,000 miles per hour rocking a mountain range about 900 miles east of moscow. in total about 3,000 buildings were damaged. the worst was at this zinc factory where the roof completely collapsed. all of this damage was caused by a meteor about the size of an suv, too small for anyone to know it was coming. >> these things happen once every few decades of the centuries. as bad as that was, keep in mind that this happened over one of the more remote places on the entire planet. just imagine, derek, if this had happened over a very populated place like manhattan with all those skyscrapers just made entirely of glass. what would have happened there? all that glass would have exploded or imagine if it had happened here in d.c., scary stuff. >> i think folks would have said the
russia. like this maryland family. they had their room set up. then an international dispute between the u.s. and russia comes between the children and their adoptive parents. >>> just before 6:30. 42 degrees. but light rain. good evening, everyone. thanks for staying with wjz. here are some of the stories people are talking about tonight. >>> another major storm tears through the nation's heartland. it's blamed on at least 10 deaths. and tens of thousands of people are without power. first warning weather coverage begins with randall pinkston with more. >>> snow plows and sand trucks are clearing roads in the midwest. as drivers cope with the second big storm in a week. nearly a foot of snow has fallen in kansas and missouri. northern arkansas is getting flurries. and the storm has moved into illinois. >> it's getting pretty nasty out here. through all of this slush and everything. i'm just hoping it doesn't get up to six inches of slush. >> forecasters say this snow is the dense kind. so heavy and dangerous, it reportedly sent at least eight
of the southern half of the pipeline. that one begins in curbing, oklahoma. >>> to russia where more than half of the windows smashed by an exploding meteor shock wave have been replaced. friday's explosion estimated to be equal to several atomic bombs scattered glass in more than 4,000 buildings leaving residents vulnerable in frigid terms. 1200 people were injured, mostly by broken glass. 40 others are still in the hospital. >>> some new yorkers devastated by hurricane sandy are now rebuilding their lives on the volleyball court. it was the 7th annual capitol hill volleyball classic. nearly 740 teams from all over the country competing, including the aviator club. most of that club and coaches lost their homes in breezy point when hurricane sandy blew through there four months ago but they say they stay strong thanks to each other. >> i want to make sure they're okay and i'll still be able to fight with them. yeah. it means a lot. >> h is their normalcy. they had no normalcy in their life whatsoever. school wise, home wise, everyone was displaced. >> take a look at this picture. it's what's
of that surprising meteor explosion in russia. we'll show you what thousands of russians are doing to get their lives back to normal. >>> and a fireball across the skies of northern california leads to some shattered nerves and calls to find out what really happened. we'll fill you in when wusa 9 comes right back. >>> one day after a meteor exploded over a rural part of russia, thousands of people are cleaning up. crews are also looking for remnants of the meteor that may have been left behind. >> reporter: people in chelyabinsk, russia, are cleaning up after a meteor exploded over the region friday. they're picking up pieces of shattered glass and rebuilding windows and doors. this man says his aquarium cracked and the glass on his door broke into pieces. the blast damaged more than 4,000 buildings. the area is extremely cold, so workers are rushing to reseal windows as soon as possible. the governor promised to replace all windows within a week. nasa estimates the explosion was about 30 times the size of the nuclear bomb dropped on hiroshima. it caused $33 million in damage. cameras captured the me
have been hurt after a meteorite fell in western russia. it crashed about 1,000 miles east of moscow. look at this amateur video. you can see that meteorite literally streaking across the sky. unbelievable to look at causing that bright flash of light. it collapsed a factory roof, shattered windows. there are reports that more than 400 people were injured by broken glass. mostly in apartments here. it was about 9:00 in the morning when it came through. the aftermath left large clouds of smoke behind. at the live desk, melissa mollet, news 4. >>> melissa, thank you. >> incredible video coming out of russia. the fact that it was -- the impact was so great that it affected buildings, glass shattering, car alarms going off. >>> the sonic boom. three people ended up in the hospital being admitted into hospitals. hundreds of other people were hurt. just a scary thing. people thought they were under attack. reports where people thought there was an attack happening. >> if you didn't know it was coming and you looked up in the sky and heard the explosions, you might wonder what's going on. f
. >> some amazing images out of russia this morning as a small meteorites.meled by media rig [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 6:00 a.m. >> good morning. happy friday. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> 6:01. time for traffic and weather together on the 1's. tony has the forecast. >> i am getting a hard time because i am being honest. it is a very complicated situation. a couple more computer models will help. ok. .layl it it on tom's we will make it up to 50 this afternoon. an arctic cold front will go through tonight. it will feel like winter again on saturday and sunday. we will talk about that in a few minutes. kim will be honest with you. >> i can be firm about the traffic. we have an accident 95 southbound at eastern avenue. we are not seeing any backups just yet. we have a crash at number in the city. otherwise, we are looking pretty good. 95 into the fort mchenry, things are looking good. this is 895
out of russia. tonight that little girl is here in northern virginia and her parents are talking about the mountain of red tape they had to climb to get her. darcy spencer is in vienna with the story. >> lilly is the late addition to th family. this -- to this family. this is possibly the last russian orphan to be adopted by an american family. >> she deserves mom and i daddy and a sister. so it was a great feeling to take her out of there. >> her journey from a russian orphanage, where lived on tea and crushed biscuits are over. >> it was out of my control and out of my hands, and just sit and wait. the unknown. >> the uncertainty was tough. >> it was painful. >> when she went to russia to get lilly, there were legal problems and holdups and other challenges. but working with the state department, u.s. embassy and russian courts she got the final go ahead so take lilly to america. >> just drive out of there as fast as we could. literally. just run. take her and run. >> for many months, lilly's room sat empty, but now she is here, her room and this home are now complete. >> the family
stories come courtesy of outer space. we start off with the meteorite that blew through the sky in russia. the 10-ton rock blasted into the earth speeding along at 20 miles a second. that's about like traveling from richmond to d.c. in the time it's taken me to finish this sentence. even though the crash happened less than 24 hours ago conspiracy theories are spreading like wildfire. >>> the nuke weapon site of the whole soviet union has had a number of contaminations and some russians are saying maybe it's an american weapon they are testing. this is sensational in russia. >> american weapon, heck, no. it's space aliens. a russian newspapers claims a russian air defense unit may have shot down the meteorite when it was 12 miles over the earth and there are media stories filled with biblical prophesies and alien invasions. >>> then we're talking about this astroid. >> the 150-foot astroid passed by earth safely a few hours ago coming well inside our weather satellites. you couldn't see it without some help. many orioles from eastern europe to indonesia had a chance -- observers from easte
the skies over russia. >>> the temperature made read in the 20s. but ♪ ♪ if loving you is wrong ♪ i don't wanna be right [ record scratch ] what?! it's not bad for you. it just tastes that way. [ female announcer ] honey nut cheerios cereal -- heart-healthy, whole grain oats. you can't go wrong loving it. bee happy. bee healthy. with clusters of flakes and o's. oh, ho ho... it's the honey sweetness. i...i mean, you...love. >>> weather and traffic on the 1s. early on this president's day morning. i'm meteorologist tom kierein. it is a cold morning. temperatures near 20 degrees now. we have winds that are gusting up to around 15, 20 miles per hour. windchills in the teens. here's the temperature scale. there's the time scale. we're going to be warming into the low to mid-40s by mid-afternoon. by this evening, back down into the 30s by midnight. i'm back with your seven-day outlook in ten minutes. a look at traffic now with danella. good morning. >>> good morning. let's talk about the earlier fire under way at 355 south frederick avenue. we saw derrick ward there. your closure at south sum
is. this is fox 5 news at 10:00. >>> tonight more amazing video of a meteor exploding over russia with the force of 20 atomic bombs. the new details that are surfacing about the fireball, the damage and the panic. >> and definitely a vacation to remember, unfortunately the memories won't be good ones. hear from passengers stranded for days in the heat and stench aboard a crippled cruise ship. ♪ i'm a single lady ♪ so put your hands up ♪ . >> if you blinked, you missed out. outraged fans demanding answers from ticketmaster after another beyonce show in d.c. sold out in one minute. >>> but we begin with winter weather tonight. today's warm temperatures are not sticking around this weekend unfortunately. in fact, we're seeing rain tonight and some areas are getting snow. thanks for joining us tonight. i'm shawn yancy. >> i'm brian bolter. down to gary mcgrady we go monitoring the very latest updates. >> thanks, guys. cold front is coming through. ahead of that some showers and some snow. we're not worrying about any lakes with this particular outbreak of snow -- accumulation w
. >> meanwhile, take a look at this. this is a meteor streaking over the skies in russia. this was just one of two major events space related today. hours ago an asteroid passed over the earth. first time one that large made it so close to the earth. abc 7 greta kreuz is live in the satellite center. >> it is just a coincidence we're told that we got an asteroid and moot your in the same day. it is like a shooting gallery around here. at the space museum a big show inside. a live nasa feed of the 2012 da14. it is 150-foot rock hurled across the night sky just before 2:30 our time. it was 17,000 miles from the earth before flying back into space. >> you see it going by so fast and realizing it is so close. it was amazing. >> it was amazing to see the damage it could have done. >> but it didn't. unlike in russia where they saw a blinding flash of light where a meteor unleashed sonic booms. 1,000 people were hurt from the flag fragments but flu debris and glass when the shock wave blow new windows of buildings. they told us that meteors come into the ea
developing news out of russia. as we watch closely for an asteroid to skirt the atmosphere, those in the mountains were hit by fragments of an exploding meteor causing damage and hurting more than 400 people. take a look. (explosion). >> unbelievable. this is amateur video. the area there where the buildings were hit and a number of windows hit. video has been popping up overnight. showing the meteor entering the atmosphere it is saying that it eye cured and injuries and due to broken class. what we're learn something a zinc factory was hit by one of 5, possibly six fragments. they have concluded in and russia is not connected to the asteroid. it will pass the atmosphere later today. that was the side of a swimming pool and pass earth by 17,000 miles. and that seems like a good distance until the satellites that we rely on they are in. >> and days after the president will be discussing gun violence. >> and 500 people were murdered last year. >> the president will award the citizens medal to the teachers and administrators killed at sandy hook. he will present the medals at the whi
am jennifer franciotti. that strange sight over russia becomes dangerous as a meteor slams to the ground and has injured over 1000 people. we have stunning video. >> streaking across an early morning sky, a burst of light and an explosion of sound. these unverified pictures appear to show a russian cities close shave with a meteorite. on the ground, people stunned and unsure of what they had seen were left staring at the thick trail. >> it lasted three, maybe four seconds. >> many were hurt by broken glass. windows popped out. this level of damage is rare, but media rights are -- meteors are common but often burn up as they enter the world atmosphere. the closest reported pat -- meteor will make a path. >> can say there is no chance of it hitting the earth. >> in this part of russian, -- russia, it will be welcome news. scientists say it is not linked. it was a cosmic coincidence. >> quite the coincidence. rob roblin is talking with local nasa scientists about the asteroid and he will have more coming up tonight on 11 news at 5:00 and six o'clock. >> we are talking about th
, you know though meteors that hit russia, we have 100 million people who watched them online. this are victims as well. >> and she was thrown in by the wave that came after the flash. and then we--my ears got blocked, and the whole room got filled with dust. >> cenk: and there's bill nye the science guy. he's in the studio. he's going explain to us the real dangers much those meteors. is it going to hit your backyard next? no, it's not. that's next. [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] [ explosion ] >> cenk: all right, we're back on "the young turks." that was a meteor that crashed in russia. there was data on it, ten thousand tons is how much it weigh the. the diameter was 50 feet and the speed was 40,000 mph. that was a thousand miles a second. and it scared a lot offer the bejesus out of a lot of folks. we brought in bill nye the science guy who is the host of "bill nye the science guy"." should we be worried? are we going to die. >> we're not going to die but we should be worried. now we at the planetary siting funded this this one that hit over russia lake chebarkle. we. >> we know
-fi movie. a meteor blazed across parts of the skies in russia and exploded with the force of an atomic bomb. many sent to the hospital and hundreds were hurt. we begin the coverage at 5:00 with a look at what happened from fox's greg pal cot. >> reporter: this amateur video catching the meet yore speeding to earth at more than 33,000 miles per hour. turning to a massive fireball overhead in just seconds. the explosion lightings up the early morning sky cameras from all across this russian city 1,000 miles from moscow catching the rare event. on their cell phones including a sonic boom breaking through earth's atmosphere. the amazing event also a destructive one. explosion of the meteorite showering the city below with fireballs. shattering windows and damaging buildings. nearly 1,000 people were hurt. most of the injuries minor though. folks struck by debris and broken glass. [ speaking foreign language ] >> after the flash something happened for about three minutes. then we rushed outdoors. i was not alone. i was there with katya. the door was made of glass, a shock wave hit us. >> reporte
. >>> and the sky falls on russia. a meteor rips across the horizon, raining debris shattering glass, and injuring hundreds. >>> the risk you could face from reverse mortgages. and sally field tells us how she nearly missed out on her oscar-nominated role. >>> but we begin this morning with today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> the shocker from out of space. >> hundreds hurt after a meteor rains down on russia. >> leaving several buildings shaken and damaged. >> almost 1,000 miles east of moscow. >> up to 400 people may have been injured. >> hours before a 150-foot-wide asteroid is supposed to pass by. >> hug your loved ones have them close and listen to some arrow smiktd. >> i'm glad to be out of here. >> the pleasure cruise that went very bad is finally over. >> first of all, sorry, carnival, for taking your bath robe. i figure they owed me. >> he murdered his girlfriend. >> there are reports she was shot through the bathroom door. >> a rare filibuster. >> i hope one democrat will look at chuck hagel's record and reconsider reconsider. >> just when you t
the deadly shootout. >> and fire in the sky as thousands look at in shock as a meteor burns over russia. the latest straight ahead. >> and looking outside. plenty of snow in rain in our area this weekend. so, when will it let up? meteorologist tim williams with answers in this first warning weather forecast. >> eyewitness news saturday morning is seconds away. >>> good morning. welcome to eyewitness news saturday morning. i'm gigi barnett. >> i'm meteorologist tim williams. the temperatures are in the 30s across the region. >> good morning. very mild yesterday, i liked it. >> yeah. that actually helped us out today. it warmed up the road. make it difficult for what came down last night and today to stick to the road. you will wake up to snow out there on the car, grass and bushes, that kind of a deal. not too much going on this morning. there is another wave of precipitation moving across the region. now we're in the up side of the temperatures for the day. we'll start going up here around sunrise. this is the wave now. one last night. this one
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:30 on this wednesday morning. february 6th, 2013. it is 3:30 in the afternoon in sochi, russia, where one year from today, athletes will begin competing in the 2014 winter olympic games. we'll be there live in just a moment and check out our plaza. we have turned it into a ski resort this morning. complete with mount rockefeller. we have team usa hopefuls and new events to tell you about. we'll have a match against us anchors, may the best win. >> it's colder here than in sochi, russia. >> they have temperament climate there. >> happy it's colder here? because we're heading out in just a minute. >> the ski lodge is always 75 degrees. >>> imagine winning the lottery, not once but twice in the same weekend. we're going to talk to an arkansas couple that did that and walked away with more than a million dollars. that would explain the smiles on their faces. >>> monopoly fans you have spoken, which classic token is going to be replaced and what will be the newest game piece? we're going to reveal the answer exclusively this morning. >>> don't forget, savannah and i are heading to chicago for the friday
injuries more than a thousand. -- over russia. the the shock wave injuries more than a thousand. >> reporter: the meteor exploded over a small russian town and caused a shock wave. glass shattered injuring hundreds, this woman went to the hospital with a bloody arm others had cuts on faces and heads. the explosion rocked the mountain range 900 miles east of moscow. scientists say it was the size of a large bus travelling at least 33,000 miles per hour. some fragments fell to the ground but it is unclear if they hit anyone. the meteor came without warning stunning a canadian hockey player living in russia. >> i hear this loud bang. i live in a 24 storey building on the 23rd floor i look up and the lights are shaking and i hear car alarms going off. it was just incredible. >> reporter: a zinc factory was badly damaged the roof and wall collapsed. meteor strikes with such a large impact are rare. these happen once every two decades. edward lawrence, wjz eyewitness news. >>> it shattered more than 1 million square feet of glass. an asteroid also
into a city in russia. we have pictures when the meteorite hit captured on cell phones and other cameras. >> reporter: it came out of nowhere, a blinding flash of light streaking across the sky, and then the shock wave of a meteor splintering into pieces, the blast shattering windows throughout the city and knocking down a wall in the zync factory. nasa scientists say this was the biggest meteor in over a century, weighing in at over 7700 tons, much burned up in the earth's atmosphere but fragments slammed into the ground, one big chunk right into the lake. >> it's no small event. >> reporter: and what nasa says it was not was part of this asteroid called da14 which buzzed dangerously close to earth today. an estimated 100 tons of space material enters the atmosphere every day and most falls harmlessly in unpopulated areas. the national safety counsel says you're twice as likely to be struck by lightening. and 20,000 troops have been sent to help terrified residents. those people are spending a cold night without any windows. temperatures in that part of russia are well below 0 tonight.
with the suspect. it is a story that seems to have everyone talking today. hundreds of people injured in russia after meteorites slammed into a city in the mountains. this comes on the same day as an asteroid barely mrs. the earth. john gonzalez has more. -- barely misses the earth. >> and amazing. >> it is apocalyptic. >> the air blast shattered glass from several buildings, leaving hundreds injured. >> meteorites fall regularly. dozens of them recorded every year. >> it occurred in russia. >> [unintelligible] >> that was only the first act. 150 ft asteroid is headed toward the earth -- or very close any way. >> never before in human history have we seen an object of this size come this close to the earth's surface. >> the moon is 200,000 miles from earth. the asteroid will come as close as 17,000 miles. that's even closer than communications satellites. >> it will be my first time to see one. >> you better have a good set of binoculars or telescope around 2:00 or so this afternoon. and you'll have to be in australia or eastern europe. john gonzalez, abc 7 news. >> great television fiction on
injured after a meteor in the sky crashes in russia, the amazing video of that fire ball, right there. just ripped up the place. >>> and it's a buyer's market. if you're selling your home, you have to be competitive. what day you should list to attract more people. >>> new information tonight about a baltimore r dentist at the center of an abc 2 news investigation. >> we just learned today dr. zachary press has been hit with a $4500 fine for having two radiation machines. he has not had a valid dental license since 2009. >> and he's not the only one that's done this. >> absolutely not guilty. he's one of hundreds of -- absolutely not. he's one of hundreds not paying for student loans funded by your tax dollars. >> hi, we're channel 2, looking for dr. press. are you dr. press by chance. >> yes, i am. >> reporter: you're watching the magic act of zachary press. he may want to disappear from the camera, but no hiding from the past. >> are you seeing patients. >> reporter: not at the moment. >> you're just here. >> cleaning up and closing up. >> reporter: but your license was not renewed
after an apparent meteor shower. >> this happened in the mountains much russia. that meteor was hard to miss as it streaked across the clear sky and literally shook the ground. this is amateur video of the meteor shower coming through. you can see it caused a huge flash of light in the sky before that crash. the country's emergency ministry says fragments of the meteor fell in a thinly populated area. it's an area about 900 miles east of moscow. more than 400 people are injured. mostly from broken glass. we're told, though, only three people have serious injuries. we've also gotten reports of at least one collapsed building. a roof. we'll continue to stay on top of this and bring you the latest as we get it. >> let's go to melissa mollet at the live desk. melissa? >> right now the bail hearing for olympic sprinter oscar pistorius is well under way. we have video of him arriving at court. nbc news has a reporter inside who says oscar is standing in court crying, his head hanging down, hands to his face. the double amputee is charged with murder in the shooting death of his girlfriend,
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, it happened in russia but local scientists are also buzzing over the meteor that came crashing down from space. it happened on the same day a large asteroid came close to the planet. news4's tom sherwood at the smithsonian. how soon this could happen again. >> reporter: a meteor slammed into earth inside russia with a sonic boom injuring hundreds. almost the same day, a large asteroid narrowly misses earth, passing just 17,000 miles away. just a near miss in galactic terms. >> now that sounds like a long ways, but keep in mind, that's less than one-tenth of the distance to the moon. >> reporter: the two extraordinary incidents from space have smithsonian scientists enthralled about the chances for new materials to study. smithsonian natural history scientist tim mccoy. >> it's very exciting. it is a great thing to be able to see one of these events. two big things like this making news and making people aware of the kinds of things we're doing just don't happen very often. >> reporter: mccoy showed news4 labs inside the smithsonian war more than 35,000 meteorite pieces are kept. these pieces a
the atmosphere in russia. some thought it was an earthquake, and others thought it was a nuclear attack. it caused intense loud and a loud bang. shock waves blew out glass and buildings in six cities and up to 500 people were injured by flying glass. >> another astronomical event happens later today. an astroid is due to make a close fly by of planet earth. but nasa says there's no chance the 150-foot astroid will hit us. at the closest point it will be 17,000 miles from earth, and that's closer than weather and tv satellites that are in orbit. we're giving you mixed messages there. we're saying it's not far, but it's closer than weather and tv satellites. okay. greg was in here, and i was happy to hear his explanation of things. >> he says we don't have to worry about it. in the meantime, do we have to worry about the weather? here's tucker barnes with the answer. >>> potentially so. thank you very much. not this morning. lots of sunshine. cool start to the day. later this afternoon, rain showers move in for the evening commute and might transition to snow later tonight. a lot going on
a meteor streaked through the skies over russia. >>> no hiding from this winter this morning. we're going to find down right frigid out there as you step out the door. your forecast next with weather and >>> good news if you're a fan of maker's mark. it's restoring the alcohol volume in the popular whiskey. it announced it was lowering the alcohol in the bottles because of a supply shortage. loyal customers were furious about that. thousands told the company they would rather deal with an occasional supply shortage than an inferior whiskey. they tweeted yesterday, you spoke, we listen. back to normal. >>> time for weather and traffic on the 1s. meteorologist tom kierein tell us about this cold day, tom. >> it doesn't look that cold when you look at the live view from the city camera. looks like a clear, typical morning. but it is frigid. starting off with temperatures near 20 degrees. most of the region. reagan national at 23 degrees. then you add in the wind. the wind is gusting around 20 to 25 miles per hour. therefore, windchills are down into the teens and single digits. the windchill
in daytona. >> cashing in. how much a piece of that meteorite in russia last week is going for on the internet.  >>> welcome back. it was history in the making this weekend for nays car. danica patrick became the first woman to win the pole for the daytona 500. patrick went out eighth in the qualifying session and covered the two and a half mile super speedway in just under 46 seconds averaging over 196 miles per hour. no woman has ever captured the pole for any race in nascar's premier circuit. >> that is great. history making. >> good no her. >> what is that race, next weekend i guess? >> i think so. maybe she'll win and create even more of a buzz around the sport. pretty popular already. >> yeah. let's do your weather forecast. around here, no issues at all if you are out enjoying your day off. should be a lot of sunshine. less wind and that is the best part. plenty of sunshine so a nice quiet lacking forecast to kick off the week. it is cold. it was cold yesterday. check out daytime highs yesterday. just 34 at reagan national and both dulles and bwi marshall did not g
russia are dealing with right now. this morning jessica kartalija shares the story of a maryland couple caught in the middle of a political tug of war. >> good morning. unless a russian court has already approved the adoption there's an indefinite hold on new adoptions of russian children here in the u.s. one maryland family shares with us their heartbreaking story. >> for matt and julie, waiting is excruciating. >> i sit there and i pray to god every day that he'll let us bring them home. >> in september the carol county couple left their farm flying to russia where they spent days getting to know two 10-year-old girls they desperately hope to adopt. >> how did it feel when you actually met the girls for the first time? >> after the first meeting we knew that these girls were for us. >> wjz has blurred the girl's faces since matt and julie are waiting to see if the ban is lifted. >> they're both deserve a loving home, and that's what we can provide. >> many believe this adoption ban is in response to a recent american law calling for sanctio
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. we'll be in sochi, russia, a place nobody really knows anything about. so we get a scouting report tonight from nbc's jim maceda in sochi. >> reporter: welcome to sochi, host of the 2014 winter olympics. with a year to go on the countdown clock and temperatures in the mild 50s, citizens of this black sea resort, known more for its spas and palm trees, wonder why it was picked at all. i think it's pure show for putin on the international stage, she says. >> sochi is going to become a new world-class resort for the new russia and the whole world. >> reporter: russian president vladimir putin has kept that pledge, surprisingly made in english, six years ago. and has turned this into an olympic park. running it like a ceo every step of the way. today, the ice rinks are completed and hosting international events. while in the mountains, just 30 miles away, sochi's ski jump and other alpine runs are primed. putin, an avid skier himself, is pleased. so are u.s. competitors here. >> hopefully a lot of people will make the journey and i think it's going to be an amazing olympics. >> reporte
york. >>> when we come back here tonight, picking up the pieces. quite literally in russia after that meteor that scared the daylights out of every one. >>> and all eyes to the sky, looking for the next close encounter. >>> later on, the spectacular scene in southern california. no one has quite seen anything quite like it. my bad. tell me you have good insurance. yup, i've got... [ voice of dennis ] ...allstate. really? i was afraid you'd have some cut-rate policy. nope, i've got... [ voice of dennis ] the allstate value plan. it's their most affordable car insurance -- and you still get an allstate agent. i too have... [ voice of dennis ] allstate. [ normal voice ] same agent and everything. it's like we're connected. no we're not. yeah, we are. no, we're not. ♪ ask an allstate agent about the value plan. are you in good hands? >>> we awoke last friday to the meteor streaking across the russian sky and then we saw the video. thousands of them. and now there are a lot of new questions about whether we're doing enough to be on the lookout for another direct hit with the planet
we want to share with you. from the new york times -- speaking of russia, a story inside the washington post, getting a fair bit of attention -- japan as number 3, 83 years. the u.s., 51st, 78.5 years. russia is 164, with the average life expectancy of 66.5. as you can see, a lot of young russian women smoking, which is prevalent throughout the country. president putin saying, it is time to cut smoking. roger joins us from missouri, as we get back to your calls and comments on sequestration. one week to go. will it matter? caller: hello, sir. how are you? at 48 years of age, i was 100% disabled. for me and others like me, how was it going to affect that part? host: will you be impacted, do you think? caller: i'm curious. host: what is your biggest concern? caller: if they cut off my funding. host: what is your wife saying? caller: if the cut the pay check off. host: the biggest cuts will be to the military. most of the social programs will not be harmed. thank you for the call from missouri. from the twitter page -- another look at another set of numbers. hillary clinton,
. >> costs of cleanup efforts continued in russia after a meteorite exploded over the country. more than 1000 people were injured and four thousand buildings damaged. >> shockwave. today, crews in russia cleared a trail of debris, some 50 acres caused by yesterday's fireball. at a nearby frozen lake, searchers collected possible fragments of the your. scientists say it exploded with a force 20 times greater than the force of the hiroshima bomb with the earth's atmosphere acting as a cushion. the fireball shattered windows, damaged buildings, and injured more than 1000 people the biggest bank in more than a century caught scientists by surprise as the world was focused on a bigger asteroid and its close encounter with earth. overnight in northern california, reports of another possible fireball captured an amateur video. separate incidents, scientists say, but with the same message. >> the meet your incident in russia is a wake-up call, when one considers it arrived at the exact same time and today as the asteroid flyby. i think we are becoming aware that we are in jeopardy from these types of
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for the debate over gun control in recent weeks. >>> we're tracking breaking news out of russia this morning after an overnight mining accident. >> also ahead, not the attention they wanted. the tough questions some of the world's big approximate he's tech companies are being asked to answer. >>> plus, the images are dramatic, but we'll look at whether this latest light show from the sun will have any impact on us from earth. >>> morning showers as you head out the door. how long the rain will stick around and the impact the weather will have on your >>> check out this cute little rescue. firefighters in florida got an unusual rescue call sunday. a woman walking a dog called 9-1-1. reporting that a group of ducklings had slipped through the cracks in a street grate and were trapped in the sewer. firefighters brought a ladder and went into the sewer 15 feet underground. they were rounded up and all eight were taken away. i'm glad they made it out safely. >> they would love the weather today. let's get a look at our forecast. >> you need an umbrella this morning. we have light rain off and on
there is no threat of anything fall out of the sky like was the case in russia. >> meanwhile in russia, scientists say they have discovered fragments of last week's meteor. workers found pieces of a rock in a small lake and tests conclude the fragments did, indeed, come from outer space. the shock wave injured more than a thousand people and damaged thousands of homes and businesses. >> people in russia are trying to capitalize selling pieces of the rock on ebay. some pieces are going for around $1,000. this isn't the first time a meteor rite has brought in collectors. last year director steven spielberg bought a piece of a 1960 meet rite. >> the u.n. is studying and discussing the potential threat of more impacts on earth. it also started working on an international response to the close calls. last friday, a 160-foot wide asteroid buzzed by earth missing us by only 17,000 miles. that doesn't seem close, but it is. let's check in with tom kierein for the latest on the forecast. outside ton storm team 4 weather deck. >> the air is invigorating. it's a cold february day. just a little bit above fre
>>> caotic scene. a large meteorite slams into russia. triggering a sonic blast and injuring more than 1,000 people. >> i'm kai jackson. here's what people are talking about. the meteor hit with the force of an atomic blast. you heard the sound. in fact, that noise in the fiery contrail had some people panicking, thinking it was the end of the world. edward lawrence reports with more on hundreds injured. >> reporter: the meteor exploded over a small russian town and caused a shock wave. glass shattered, injuring hundreds of people. this woman went to the hospital with a bloody arm. other his cuts on their faces and heads. the explosion rocked a mountain range, about 900 miles east of moscow. cameras throughout the area, caught the meteor, as it streaked across the sky. >> reporter: scientists say it was the size of a large bus. and it was twafling -- traveling 33 miles per hour. the meteor came without warning, stunning a canadian hockey player, now living in russia. >> i hear this loud bang. kind of in a 24-story building. i'm on the 23
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